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Where to Go & Who to See in Essex & beyond!

Live music venues in Essex, in alphabetical order.

Admiral Vernon


Covers bands on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. Weekly Jam night on Wednesdays with house band and full backline.

0208 592 0431



Original bands & Tributes Fridays & Saturdays, regular club nights.

01245 358480

The Bull


Providing live music throughout the week in the Main Bar and in The Soundhouse.

01206 370856



Probably the longest running live music venue in Basildon.

Covers bands on Saturdays, available to hire on Fridays.

01268 542599



Situated on the seafront by the pier, Chinnerys has hosted shows by many famous bands on their way to fame.

Live original & tribute bands most nights with regular local band showcases.

01702 467305

The Compasses

Broomfield Rd, Chelmsford

Situated a mile out of the city centre.
Regular covers bands and live music nights.

01245 292 051

The Crown Inn

Roneo Corner, Romford

Covers bands on Friday, Saturday & Sundays.

Jam nights on Wednesdays & Thursdays with full backline & house bands.

01708 447656

The Edge

High Pavement, Basildon

The Edge Bar & Kitchen is situated on High Pavement in Basildon Town Square.
Home to Hippy Joe's Live & Unsigned every Thursday with Acoustic nights every month.
The venue is also available for free hire.

01268 280755

The Golden Fleece

Duke Street, Chelmsford

17th century Pub in the centre of Chelmsford.

Covers bands on Friday & Saturdays, occasional club nights featuring original acts.

01245 256752

Star & Garter

Moulsham St, Chelmsford

Grade II listed Pub close to the centre of Chelmsford.

Covers bands  every Saturday evening and last Friday of the month.
Open mic on Sunday afternoons 3-7pm.

01245 600009

SX Bar & Venue

Essex Arms, Brentwood

Regular live music nights, Open mic every first Thursday & home to the weekly Hot Hob Blues Jam on Tuesdays. 

01277 201164

Three Wise Monkeys


Regular original live music, tribute bands & club nights. 

01206 543014

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